Saturday, September 6, 2014

2014-2015 Big Ideas@Berkeley Competition

2014-2015 Big Ideas@Berkeley Competition now open!

Up to $300,000 in prizes available to students with innovative ideas to improve society.
Big Ideas@Berkeley provides funding, support, and encouragement to interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate and graduate students who have 'Big Ideas.' Since its founding in 2006, it has inspired innovative and high-impact student projects aimed at solving the world's most pressing problem.

Big Ideas applicants have access to the following resources to help them develop their projects:
Up to $15,000 in funding.
Extensive feedback from judges.
Proposal writing and budgeting workshops.
Access to advisors and practitioners in residence.
Extended, 8-week, mentorship period.
Networking opportunities.
Opportunities to publicize and pitch your Big Idea.

Information Session on 11/9, 6:30pm, B100 Blum Hall
To learn more visit the Big Ideas website: http://bigideas.berkeley.edu/
Pre-proposals are due by November 13, 2014